8-year-old Shanti is in grade 4. She is from an indigenous community, and lives with her uncle, aunt and cousins in a temporary shelter in a remote area, literally on the side of a steep hill in the shadow of the Himalayas. They are subsistence farmers and cultivate maize, corn, wheat, rice, and other season produce. Shanti lost her mother during the earthquake, who was alone in the house when it collapsed. Later that same year, her father died from bee stings sustained during a cliff honey harvest. In school, her favorite subject is math, and she finds English difficult. She loves to play in the fields and around the village with her friends.
Shanti Himalayan Children’s Charities Earthquake Victim
Winter Warm Up Distribution
In December HCC held a fundraiser/matching campaign to provide warm winter clothes to 292 students in Benighat, Dhading Nepal We raised almost $10k!
HCC Students Volunteer
Students in the Peak Program in Kathmandu are required to volunteer to promote awareness and inspire them to pursue a life of giving back to their ...
With Love, From Nepal
Lower Dhading Update from Rina
This report from Lower Dhading was prepared and written by HCC student, Rina. On June 30th, we went on a trip to Lower Dhading. The purpose of our ...
Supplies for Benighat Schools
For the last year we have been helping support a marginalized community in Behighat, Dhading. The Pandemic plunged many families into abject povert...
One Child at a Time
For the last seven years, Himalayan Children’s Charities has been supporting students and families in rural Nepal. What began as educational suppor...
Himalayan Children’s Charities creates paths out of poverty for vulnerable children and at-risk youth in Nepal. Through investment in quality education, innovative mentorship and a loving family environment, we help build lives of leadership.
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